Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee
Co-Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Executive Director and Vice Chairman
Co-Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Madam Tam Wai Chu, Maria, is the Group’s Independent Non-Executive Director.. Madam Tam has over 40 years of experience practicing as a barrister. She has been a member of The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, a professional association for barristers and judges in England, since 1973, and was admitted to the bar in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong in 1972 and 1974, respectively. She has been the honorary advisor of the Hong Kong Mediation Centre since 2006. Madam Tam was appointed Justice of the Peace and awarded Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) and Commander of the Order of British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1982, 1984 and 1988, respectively. She was awarded Gold Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Government in 1998.
Madam Tam has been an Independent Non-Executive director of Wing On Company International Limited (SEHK: 0289) since 1994, Minmetals Land Limited (SEHK: 0230) since 1997, Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0934) since 1998, Guangnan (Holdings) Limited (SEHK: 1203) since 1999, Tong Ren Tang Technologies Co. Ltd. (SEHK: 1666) since 2000, Sa Sa International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0178) since 2004, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (SEHK: 2689) since 2006 and Titan Petrochemicals Group Limited (SEHK: 1192) between 2004 and 2012.
Mr. Xie Min is the Group’s Independent Non-Executive Director. Mr. Xie has over 20 years of experience in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in deal structuring, post-deal business integration and restructuring of both Chinese state-owned entities and private enterprises.
Mr. Xie also held senior positions at various listed enterprises and international private equity funds and institutions. He served as the chief investment officer of TOM.COM INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TOM Group Limited (SEHK: 2383) between 2001 and 2004. He was the managing director and head of private equity division at BOCI Asia Limited between 2004 and 2006, and the managing director and head of China private equity at Macquarie Services (Hong Kong) Limited in 2006. He became the managing director of Avenue Asia HK, Limited-Hong Kong Representative Office between 2008 and 2011. Mr. Xie is currently a director of China Capital Advisors Limited. He has also been the vice chairman of the Investment Review Committee of Chinastone Capital Management Limited since April 2012; and a director of Triple Master Investment Holdings Limited, which has been engaged as an adviser to Apax Partners LLP since March 2012, advising them on their private equity business development in China.
Mr. Fong Chung, Mark, is the Group’s Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Company’s audit committee.
Mr. Fong has almost 30 years of experience in professional accountancy. He has been a fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since March 1986. He was the president of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2007 and has been a member of its audit committee since 2012. He has served in senior positions in a number of accounting firms.
Since 2009, Mr. Fong has been serving as the executive director of China Development of Grant Thornton International Ltd. He has also been an independent Non-Executive director of Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0934) since 2004, and New China Life Insurance Company, Ltd. (SEHK: 1336) since 2011.
Mr. Tong Ka Wing, Carl, is the Co-Chairman and Non-Executive Director of our Group. Mr. Tong has extensive experience in business management. He founded Carl Tong & Associates Management Consultancy Limited in 1987 and is a director of UNIR (HK) Management Limited, a management service company wholly-owned by Ms. Ina Chan Un Chan. He has been an executive director and chief executive officer of Creative Master Bermuda Limited since 2003, and was the chairman and chief executive officer of Creative Master International Inc. between 1997 and 2000. He served as an independent Non-Executive director of eSun Holdings Limited (SEHK:0571) between 2004 and 2011, and Non-Executive director at Crocodile Garments Limited (SEHK: 0122) between 2007 and 2012.
In addition, Mr. Tong served as Member for the Central and Western District Board of Hong Kong between 1982 and 1988, and was a Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong between 1984 and 1985.
Mr. Sheldon Trainor - DeGirolamo is the Group’s Executive Director. Mr. Trainor has more than 20 years of experience in financial advisory services and has been licensed by the SFC since 1994 as an investment representative before the SFO came into effect and as a representative under the SFO to carry our Type 6 Regulated Activity (Advising on Corporate Finance).
He has served a number of leading investment banks including Credit Suisse Management (Australia) PTY Limited and Bank of America Merrill Lynch and has extensive experience in raising capital for casino, leisure and property companies in Asia. He has also served within Morgan Stanley group of companies. Mr. Trainor founded PacBridge Capital Partners (HK) Limited in 2009.
Madam Lam Fong Ngo is our Executive Director and Vice Chairman. She is also the vice chairman of MFW Investment. Madam Lam has more than 30 years of experience in the Macau gaming industry and has worked for STDM since the 1980s.
She has served as a member of the Macau Chief Executive Election Committee in 2004 and 2009. She was awarded the Medal of Cultural Merit in 2009 by the Macau Government and was conferred the title of honorary citizen of Guangzhou by the Guangzhou People’s Congress.
Mr. Chow Kam Fai, David, is the Co-Chairman and Executive Director of our Group. He is also the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Chow has had more than 30 years of experience in the gaming, gaming promotion, entertainment and hospitality industry prior to founding our Company’s business.
He is currently a member of the 12th National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He was an elected legislator of the Macau Government in 1996, 2001 and 2005. He has also been a member of Macau Chief Executive Election Committee since 2004.
He founded the Macau Association of Retailers and Tourism Services and the Travel Industry Council of Macau in 1998 and 2001 respectively.
In 2007, Mr. Chow’s experience and contribution to Macau’s tourism industry were recognized as he was awarded with the title of Top Ten Talent (Construction) in China for the year 2006 and the Order of Merit for Tourism by the Macau Government for his contribution to the tourism industry.
In addition to our Group, Mr. Chow also manages other hospitality businesses in the PRC. He has been the chairman of the board of directors of Beijing Hua Hai Jin Bao Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. (北京華海金寶房地產開發有限公司) since 2008, which has owned and managed the Legendale Hotel Beijing since 2007.
With effect from 1 September 2016, Mr. Chow Wan Hok, Donald is appointed as an Executive Director of our Group. He is primarily responsible for the execution of both corporate advisory and principal investment transactions.
Mr. Donald Chow joined our Group in July 2013 as a Corporate Finance Analyst and appointed as Corporate Development Director and Babylon Casino Director of the Company since July 2014 and May 2015. He is involved in the new and current business development projects of our Group and supervises the gaming operation of Babylon Casino. He also leads the installation and implementation of new casino management system and assists in the investor relations of our Group.
With effect from 1 September 2016, Ms. Ho Chiulin, Laurinda is appointed as a Non-Executive Director of our Group.
Ms Laurinda Ho was an assistant tax advisor with Ernst & Young PLL in London in 2013 and a senior staff accountant with Ernst & Young PLL in Beijing from March 2014 to October 2014. She has been a director of UNIR Australia Pty Ltd.
Listed Date 27 Jun 2013
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